CNC Swiss Machinist - Amazing technology!! Control your destiny!! - Military veterans preferred

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  full-time   employee

Milwaukee, Wi
United States


Manufacture parts to specification; setup, adjust and prepare CNC Swiss; optimize machine capability, produce quality product; and perform other tasks as assigned.

  • Set up and operate CNC Swiss machines including machines with up to 9 axes.
  • Troubleshoot and remedy complex tooling and machine issues.
  • Ensure machines are properly maintained. Know when and why machine is not at peak performance, how to increase performance and fix errors. Perform basic preventative maintenance functions on equipment.
  • Operate to workmanship standards, working from prints, process routings, and/or samples to achieve, or to exceed quality and productions standards. Seek assistance if standards cannot be met.
  • Inspect first pieces, using predetermined gaging instruments such as micrometers, depth micrometers, comparator, fixed gaging, and other job specific gaging instruments to maintain specified requirements.
  • Report work performed via ProShop and maintain proper documentation.
  • Follow the safe practices and housekeeping instructions for the CNC department.
  • Know and understand the relevant sections of Pindel Global Precision's ISO 9001:2015 and AS9100D Quality Management Systems and how they apply to this role.
  • Communicate with manager, production control, quality and other shop personnel for assignments and to resolve machining or quality issues.
  • Train, develop and support department employees in setups and operation.
  • Instruct personnel assigned to operate machines.
  • Operate machines when needed.
  • Contribute to continual improvement.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Specifications

  • Minimum of one year experience preferred in setup-up of CNC Lathes, multi-axis lathes, VMC, and/or CNC Swiss in a job shop environment.
  • Applicable technical certificate a plus.
  • Completed in-house training as a CNC Setup.
  • Understands tooling application and shown competence in inserting, changing and adjusting tools.
  • Strong understanding in blueprint reading, GD&T and parts inspection capabilities.
  • Proven problem solving ability.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to interact with, and effectively relate to others.
  • Completed CNC safety training.
  • Computer literate.
  • Read, write and speak English.
  • Able to follow written and oral instructions.
  • Math competency to include but not limited to addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, geometry, trigonometry and algebra.
  • Mechanical aptitude.
  • Must be adaptable to changing work environment, competing demands and is able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events.
  • Understand Pindel's ISO 9001:2015 and AS9100D Quality Management Systems.
  • Knowledge in use of precision measuring instruments and the application of such instruments. Instruments should include but not limited to micrometers, ID and OD micrometers, height stands, depth gages, thread gages.
  • Contribute to continual improvement.

Physical Demands

  • Manual Dexterity
  • Visual accuracy with or without corrective lenses.
  • Stand and walk more than 2/3 of work day,
  • Sit; kneel; climb; squat; and bend and twist at waist less than 1/3 of the workday
  • Lift:

1-20 lbs floor to waist & above chest less than 1/3 of work day

1-10 lbs, waist to chest more than 2/3 of work day

10-20lbs, waist to chest 1/3 to 2/3 of work day

20-50 lbs less than 1/3 of work day

30-50+ lbs, above chest never

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